African and Caribbean Celebrations

Celebrating Customs and Traditions

by Gail Johnson


Here is a wonderful showcase for the vibrant culture and customs of the African and Caribbean world. The history and traditions of Jonkunnu, Kwanzaa, Crop Over and other key events in the festival calendar are all beautifully illustrated and brought to life with personal anecdotes, folk stories, songs, games, recipes, crafts and activities.

“Gail Johnson is a visionary, she is a visionary that recognises the important of history, and she is aware that knowledge of self can inspire people who were once held down to stand proud. This book is great for black people but it’s even better for everyone.”
Benjamin Zephaniah

“This book is long overdue. It’s wonderful to find a publication that incorporates so much of our culture that answers questions and settles the curiosity of mainstream readers as well as those from the black community. African and Caribbean Celebrations is a cultural feast and journey that everyone should take.”
Barbara Campbell, Publisher, Black Heritage Today

ISBN: 9781903458006
Publisher: Hawthorn Press
Format: Paperback